Honey Bee

Name: Honey Bee

Scientific name: Apis mellifera

Category: Minibeasts

Nature Stars: 30

What are nature stars?

About: The hive bee, semi-domesticated for thousands of years to produce honey. Honey bees are a vitally important for pollinating hundreds of plant species.

How to identify: The familiar honey bee is almost unmistakeable, although there are several species of hoverfly which look almost identical but which can be told by their larger eyes.

Where: Widespread

Natural Superpowers

  • Predator: 10
  • Agility: 60
  • Rarity: 30
  • Cute factor: 50
  • Traveller: 60

Fantastic fact: A single bee hive may contain as many as 50,000 individuals.

Photograph credit: bramblejungle

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